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  SGT Charles L. Clayton    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"



HHC Company
35th Infantry Regiment
Korean War


"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Korean Service Medal United Nations Korean Service Medal Republic of Korea War Service Medal



The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, SGT Charles L. Clayton, RA35960638, who died in the service of his country on April 25th, 1951 in South Korea. The cause of death was listed as MIA to KIA. At the time of his death Charles was 24 years of age. He was from Parkersburg, West Virginia. Charles' Military Occupation Specialty was 3174-Field Radio Mechanic.

The decorations earned by SGT Charles L. Clayton include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


Sergeant Clayton was a member of the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on April 25, 1951. Sergeant Clayton was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantrymans Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal. He was known as "Rosy"

LOCATION OR BATTLE ZONE: YONGPYONG RIVER

BURIAL LOCATION

MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY, PARKERSBURG, WV